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  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Resource Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Kylie McKenna

    This book examines the possibilities and limitations of corporate social responsibility in minimising the violent conflict often associated with natural resource exploitation.  Through detailed and penetrating empirical analysis, the author skilfully asks why previous corporate social…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • Negotiations in the Indigenous World

    Aboriginal Peoples and the Extractive Industry in Australia and Canada, 1st Edition

    By Ciaran O'Faircheallaigh

    Negotiated agreements play a critical role in setting the conditions under which resource development occurs on Indigenous land. Our understanding of what determines the outcomes of negotiations between Indigenous peoples and commercial interests is very limited. With over two decades experience…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and Politics

  • Climate Change and Resource Conflict

    The Role of Scarcity, 1st Edition

    By Judith M. Bretthauer

    This book examines the links between climate change and resource scarcity to violent conflict. Does climate change cause conflicts? This book analyses the economic, political and social conditions under which countries with low levels of freshwater or arable land experience armed conflict. There…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Routledge Handbook of Water and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie Bartram

    This comprehensive handbook provides an authoritative source of information on global water and health, suitable for interdisciplinary teaching for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. It covers both developing and developed country concerns. It is organized into sections covering:…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero, Tundi S. Agardy

    This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of ocean resources and management by focusing on critical issues relating to human development and the marine environment, their interrelationships as expressed through the uses of the sea as a resource, and the regional expression of these…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelvin S.-H. Peh, Richard T. Corlett, Yves Bergeron

    This comprehensive handbook provides a unique resource covering all aspects of forest ecology from a global perspective. It covers both natural and managed forests, from boreal, temperate, sub-tropical and tropical regions of the world. The book is divided into seven parts, addressing the following…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Environmental Adaptation and Eco-cultural Habitats

    A coevolutionary approach to society and nature, 1st Edition

    By Johannes Schubert

    In this challenging and highly original book, the author tackles the dynamic relationships between physical nature and societies over time. It is argued that within each eco-cultural habitat, the relationship between physical nature and society is mediated by specific entanglements between…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Material Substitution

    Lessons from Tin-Using Industries, 1st Edition

    Edited by John E. Tilton

    Substitution has long been a common remedy for materials shortages. This study, originally published in 1983, uses tin to examine how and why substitution takes place. To provide insights into the tin industry and the practice of substitution, the case studies in this title examine three tin-using…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rural Development and Urban-Bound Migration in Mexico

    1st Edition

    By Arthur Silvers, Pierre Crosson

    Rapid growth of urban populations is a major characteristic of economic development and demographic change in developing countries leading to industrialisation and modernisation of major cities. Originally published in 1980, this study focusses on these issues using Mexico as a case study as well…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Piers Blaikie

    First published in 1985. This book examines wide variety of ways in which environmental deterioration, in particular soil erosion, can be viewed and the implicit political judgements that often inform them. Using the context of developing countries, where the effects tend to be more acute due to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Western Sahara

    International Law, Justice and Natural Resources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Damien Kingsbury

    As the Spanish were preparing to leave colonized Western Sahara in 1975, Morocco invaded, sparking a war with the Western Saharan Polisario Front. About 70% of Western Sahara was occupied by Morocco, which stations up to 140,000 soldiers in the territory, primarily along a 1700 kilometre long sand…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Sustainability in Contemporary Rural Japan

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Assmann

    Rural communities in Japan have suffered from significant depopulation and economic downturn in post-war years. Low birth rates, aging populations, agricultural decline and youth migration to large cities have been compounded by the triple disaster of 11 March 2011, which destroyed farming and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

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